Introduction by Ron Pretty: 'The poems in this anthology were selected from a short list prepared by the judges for this year's competition. I have chosen not to arrange the poems alphabetically; rather I have put the prize-winning poems first and have arranged the poems thereafter through thematic or tonal links...'
Preface by the Lord mayor of Newcastle, Councillor John Tate.
* Contents derived from the Wollongong,Wollongong area,Illawarra,South Coast,New South Wales,:Five Islands Press,1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.